ISSUE SOLVED: HP PRINTER NOT ON NETWORK

HP printer not on network

“Is your HP printer not on a network, or the printer’s Wi-Fi connection is lost after changing the router settings/ network settings?” If yes, continue reading this page to know how to fix HP printer not on network issue.

If your HP printer is not on a network after changing your network settings, try to reconnect the printer to your network to fix this issue. The below section explains the same.

FOR PRINTER WITH A TOUCHSCREEN CONTROL PANEL

Reconnecting your printer to the network

Initially, restore the network settings of your printer. After doing it, try to reconnect the printer to the wireless network. 

  • Open your printer’s Setup or Wireless menu screen.
  • Select the Settings or Network Setup option.
  • Scroll down the screen and select the Restore Network Settings option.
  • Tap or select the Yes option to continue the restore process.
  • Now, open the Wi-Fi Settings, Network, or Setup screen of your printer.
  • Select the Wireless Setup Wizard option.
  • Turn on your wireless router if it is turned off.
  • Now, from the list of available networks, select the network that you wish to use and enter its password in the given field.
  • After connecting your printer to the Wi-Fi network, print a Wi-Fi Network Test Report to check the connectivity status.
  • Review the report and if you find an error message on it, perform the necessary troubleshooting methods to fix it.

FOR THE HP PRINTER WITHOUT A TOUCHSCREEN CONTROL PANEL

Use the HP Smart app or the WPS method to connect your printer and the computer to a network.

Method 1: Using the HP Smart app

  • Restore your HP printer’s network settings.
  • Install the HP Smart app on your smartphone or computer.
  • Open the app and sign in if prompted.
  • Click the Add Printer button.
  • Re-add your printer to the network by following the rest of the instructions.

Method 2: Using a temporary USB connection

  • Run the printer software on your computer.
  • When prompted, choose the Wi-Fi network using a temporary USB connection option.
  • Connect the printer to your network to fix the issue.

Method 3: Using the WPS method 

  • Enable the Wi-Fi Connection mode on your HP printer.
  • Press the WPS button on your router.
  • Now, your printer will try to connect to your router’s network.

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